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Marking the centenary of World War One, experts discuss the legacy of the conflict that changed faith and society in the West.
(Rome) Some thoughts by he famous historian Roberto de Mattei on Good Friday. From the site “Dominus flevit” on the Mount of Olives, where Jesus saw Jerusalem and wept over it as He was preparing a triumphal entry, from this very place Roberto de Mattei attempts this Good Friday to present his view of the world and especially the Church today.
(by Roberto de Mattei) The “case” of the Franciscans of the Immaculate re-proposes a question of canonical order, both moral and spiritual, which often surfaced and at times “exploded” in the post-conciliar years: the problem of obedience to an unjust law. A law may be unjust not only when it violates the divine and natural law, but also when it violates an ecclesiastical law of greater importance. This is the case with the Decree dated July 11th 2013, by which the Congregation for the Institutes of consecrated life established the “commissioning” of the Franciscans of the Immaculate.
“I’m all for freedom of speech…….as long as they keep their mouths shut!”
In the countries where “pseudo homosexual marriage” has been enforced, it was generally preceded by two laws which accompany it: the recognition of the rights of gay couples and the introduction of the crime of “homophobia.”